ERIC Number: EJ591991
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Fibonacci Numbers and an Area Puzzle: Connecting Geometry and Algebra in the Mathematics Classroom.
Sullivan, Mary M.; Panasuk, Regina M.
School Science and Mathematics, v97 n3 p132-38 Mar 1997
Presents a mathematical puzzle that asks about "missing" area and leads to an exploration of the Fibonacci sequence as well as genuine inquiry in plane geometry connected to algebra. Discusses the inquiry, the concepts, the solution, and an extension that deepens all students' understanding of the connections between algebra and geometry. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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